June 25, 2020

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If you want your own business to grow and prosper as the world reopens and a new sense of normalcy settles in, getting to know is a good first step. The video-sharing platform has emerged from relative obscurity to become one of the leading in the world, and one of the most business friendly for entrepreneurs who know how to make it work. 

TikTok is particularly custom-made for personal- building, and many entrepreneurs are using it in just that way. By way of example, in a scant three and a half months, one top TikTok chef has amassed an army of more than a quarter million loyalists, all hungry for new content. This rising foodie star is Nadia Caterina Munno, but her quarter million TikTok fans know her simply as The

In the first two quarters of 2020, much of the global workforce was suddenly, if reluctantly, thrust into a dependence on virtual work. Employees at all levels learned to hold videoconferences for everything from sales prospecting to exit interviews. For many, the technology was as new as their workspaces: kitchen tables and makeshift desks in bedrooms. Employers are still working out how to monitor and assess how this sudden shift is affecting employee performance and how to evaluate what these workers are doing.

The assessment approach known as 360-degree feedback can help. It’s a peer-review system that includes data on how others think an employee is performing, as well as how that employee views his or her own work. It can be done virtually, but its roots are in face-to-face interaction. Although the term originated in the 1950s, there was a surge in the use of this kind of

For the 18th day in a row, state-run oil companies on Wednesday raised prices of diesel. However, no increase was witnessed in petrol prices.

The price of diesel has been increased by 48 paise a litre. Petrol costs Rs 79.76 per litre while diesel can be bought at Rs 79.88 per litre.

Congress leaders Digvijay Singh in Bhopal was seen marching towards the Chief Minister’s residence as a mark of protest against diesel price hike issue while flouting social distancing norms.

“The increase in diesel price will burden the expenses in general as the price of every other item will increase,” he said. He also slammed Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan for not standing up for the people of the state.

Whereas in the national capital, Delhi Pradesh Youth Congress (DPYC) Incharge Bhaiya Pawar said,

prices fell $2 a barrel on Wednesday, as investors worried about record high crude inventories and feared that a second wave of the pandemic could stall the reopening of global economies and cut fuel demand.

was down $2.04, or 4.8 per cent , to $40.59 a barrel by 11:03 a.m. EDT (1503 GMT), a day after hitting its highest since prices started plunging in March. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude fell $2.04, or 5.1 per cent , to $38.33 a barrel.

US inventories swelled last week by 1.4 million barrels, far exceeding analysts’ expectations in a Reuters poll for a 299,000-barrel rise, the Energy Information Administration said, citing rising production.

US gasoline stocks fell by 1.7 million barrels to 255 million barrels, the EIA said.​

“Because of the increase in